DIP * Economic Census 2011

Report
Lim Sei Kee @ cK
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Section A – Structured Questions
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1. Why do you think Brunei Muara district has the
most business enterprises compared with other
districts? Give at least three reasons. (9)
Densely populated – access to people
Main district – access to facilities
Strategic location – access to resources
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2. According to the census, there are 151 business
enterprises with more than 5 branches. List down at
least 5 enterprise which has more than 5 branches
in Brunei. (10)
HuaHo, Soon Lee, SKH, KFC, Seng Hoe Huat,
Excapade Sushi, Nazmi Textile, Millimewah,
Jollibee, PizzaHut, DeeJay, BIBD, Guardian.
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3. Why do you think there are only a few enterprises
that expand into 2 or more branches in the nation?
Give at least three reasons. (6)
Costs of expanding – rent, equipment, labor,
Competition
Lack of demand
High risks
Lack of strategic location
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4. How many businesses are there in Brunei as of
2010? (2)
5,486
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5. As of 2010, how many workers are there in all
enterprises? (2)
98,987
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6. How many workers are there in accommodation
and food service activities for large business? (2)
2,925
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7. Explain manufacturing business. Provide at least three
examples of manufacturing enterprise in Brunei. (6)
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Enterprise that involve with the process of
converting raw materials into finished products.
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Examples: Kingston Beverages, Brunei Halal, BMC,
Sabli, SPHI, Aewon, Suci, Huludao City, Armtrix
Enterprise.
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8. Why do you think economic census may be
important for the government of Brunei? Give three
reasons. (9)
To formulate policies
To check economic growth
Help prepare economy direction
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9. Explain the differences between small, medium
and large enterprises. (9)
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Small : less than 10 employees, low capital
Medium : between 10 and 99 employees, average
capital
Large : more than 100 employees, large capital
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10. Using your own words, define “revenue from
business activities”. (5)
Revenue – Income (Payment) that business
enterprises receive from selling and/or
providing business goods and/or services.
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Section B – True or False?
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1. In Brunei, business enterprises can only be
classified into three categories: small, medium and
big.
TRUE
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2. As of 2010, Brunei Darussalam has more than
6,000 enterprises in the nation.
FALSE
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3. There are many enterprises which has only one
branch in the country.
TRUE
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4. Large enterprises only invest in mining and
quarrying activity.
FALSE
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5. Majority of the enterprises in Brunei are involved
in wholesale and retail trade activity.
TRUE
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6. In summary, there are many more workers in
manufacturing activities as compared to workers in
construction.
FALSE
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7. There are a total of 14,652 workers who are
employed in small business sector.
TRUE
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8. Not all businesses are involved in the Brunei
Darussalam Economic Census 2011.
FALSE
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9. It is an easy task to carry out economic census.
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FALSE
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10. Proprietorship can also be classified as large
enterprise.
TRUE
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You are to complete the ‘Report Reading’
Exercise and submit your work latest on
21st May 2014, 5PM.
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As stated, you can either work individually or
involved yourself in a group of maximum 3
students.
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Reminder: OneBiz (mindmap) is due on the
same day as well!
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Paper 1 [1 ½ Hours]
A. Fill in the blanks
B. Multiple Choice Questions
Paper 2 [2 Hours]
A. True or False
B. Structured Questions
C. Case Study
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1. Business Enterprise
2. Self-employment
3. Entrepreneur
4. Business Ownership
5. Sources of Finance

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